Encounter breaks out in J&K, no casualties

Encounter

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Encounter broke out between militants and security forces on Friday in Pattan area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district, in Jammu and Kashmir that has reported no causalities till now, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Tantray Mohalla area of Pattan in the early hours, a police official said.

The official also said, the search operation turned into a gunbattle when the hiding militants fired on the joint search party.

No casualties have been reported so far, the official said, adding that the operation was underway till last reports came in.

(With Agency Inputs)

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